Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Tue, 4 Nov 2008 15:16:36 -0500

> I think there are some open issues in the foundation space relating to
> the TAC, and final details of what will really exist, and exactly when
> the foundation will begin to exist formally.  With regard to the TAC
> specifically, there seems to be an open question about how many seats it
> will have, eligibility/karma required to sit, and how the number of
> seats allocated to community members (which I believe would include all
> people I know to be probably interested in participating) would relate
> to seats allocated to corporate or sponsor members.
> So I'm highlighting those items for further discussion.
> I'd say for myself that if this is the way the community plans to move
> forward, that it might not be a bad idea for the community to simply get
> started organizing an informal proto-TAC and see what issues it's going
> to present, and what opportunities it may offer.

Speaking again for myself only, I think such a thing where
organizations likely to join the foundation as sponsor and non-sponsor
members get seated (as do community members) until the foundation
exists and we formally compose the TAC based on actual eligibility is
somewhat desirable.